On this occasion,Ram Krishna Ashram,Ranchi’s Secretary Swami Vhawesananda Ji who was the chief guest,offered puja and flowers on the statue of Vivekananda.
A number of people belonging to Vikas Bharti and Ram Krishna mission took part in the function.
In fact,the birthday of Swami Vivekananda falls on Paush Krishna Saptami.It happens to be the 7th day following the day of the full moon in the Hindu calendar month of Paush.The date,of course,differs on a yearly basis.Going by the English calendar,Swami Vivekananda was born on January 12, 1863.
Swami Vivekananda was a man of noble ideas. He stood for revival of Hinduism. He was against the youth imbibing Western values. He promoted spiritual values and believed in high morals. He was a social reformer of great repute. He believed in the upliftment of the poor and downtrodden.
Celebration of Vivekanand Jayanthi
Several programs are organized all over the country as well as the world. Discussions are held and meetings and discourses held at various centers. People reaffirm their faith in his lofty ideals. At Ramakrishna Mission Ashram clothes and sarees are distributed on the occasion.